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Woman rescued from River Aire in Leeds in early hours of the morning

A woman spotted knee-deep in the River Aire in Leeds city centre has been rescued by firefighters.

She was seen on CCTV at the rear of the New Penny bar in The Calls, sparking an emergency call to West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service today just before 3am.

Officers put a ladder down the river bank to pull her to safety.

Crews from Leeds, Rothwell, Ossett and Bingley attended.



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